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Flying-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new flying machine which uses compact, "artificially produced air currents" (lines 11-12), including illustrations.
Date: August 4, 1914
Creator: Tiner, John Francis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Truss.

Description: Patent for truss in relation to the truss pad and its adjustable straps to allow for a more sanitary and secure device, including illustrations.
Date: February 10, 1914
Creator: Haile, James Thomas
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Nut and Bolt Lock

Description: Patent for a new nut and bolt lock design that is reliable and can lock permanently if needed, including illustrations.
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Ames, Ernest R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Self-Closing Farm-Gate

Description: Patent for a self-closing farm gate that can be operated by a lever while on a vehicle or wagon. Illustrations included.
Date: July 11, 1911
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a "powerful wrench of simple construction, wherein the movement for the operation of the jaws is of slight degree, partially automatic, and easily affected" (lines 41-45).
Date: April 23, 1907
Creator: Tiner, John F.
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Farm Gate

Description: Patent for a farm gate to open without dismounting. Illustration included.
Date: December 15, 1903
Creator: Clarke, George R.
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Process of Extracting Wax from the Candelilla Plant

Description: Patent for a method of extracting wax from a candelilla plant using gasoline and benzine or naphtha in order to extract a light yellow wax, rather than the dark green wax currently extracted.
Date: October 30, 1911
Creator: Sharp, Benjamin Young
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Clamp.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rail clamps or braces, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 27, 1898
Creator: Henigan, John M.
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Friction-Clutch.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in friction clutches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm-Gate.

Description: Patent for improvements in farm gates in which the gate “is mounted in a simple manner that is capable of being strained up, so that it will always swing through one quadrant and being able to operate from a distance.” (Lines 40-44) Illustration is included.
Date: April 8, 1902
Creator: Clark, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Wrench

Description: Patent for a pipe wrench. Illustrations included.
Date: September 20, 1910
Creator: Tiner, John Francis
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Pouncing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pouncing-machines.
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Latch.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in spring latches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Dockery, Allen B.
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Clamp

Description: Patent for a clamp. This device is employed to use a hoisting line attached to well casing or tubing. Illustration included.
Date: November 22, 1910
Creator: Athey, Earl
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Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for improvement in gate-latches by using a single piece of wire bent and coiled to form a u-shaped latch. Illustration and description of how the latch worked are included.
Date: October 23, 1900
Creator: Smyth, Lewis Miller
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Pouncing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pouncing machines.
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Envelope-Machine

Description: Patent for "a machine for making envelopes, paper bags, and similar receptacles from paper and other like materials" (lines 7-9).
Date: November 13, 1888
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head having a slotted top and a recessed bottom, of a transverse slotted bar journaled in bearings, one end being extended for the attachment of a handle, and the headless coupling-pin having the reduced or flattened portion to permit of its ready insertion and withdrawal from the transverse bar" (lines 73-80).
Date: January 11, 1887
Creator: Dial, Augustus A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tire-tightener. This design has "parts [that] are the width of a felly and a fraction less their depth, and bearing solid against their ends are held in place by flanges on each end. As the screw is turned in it forces the parts against the ends of felly, forcing the fellies against the tire, and is prevented from coming in contact with the tire by a rubber fender, or of other substance placed under tire-tightener. Fender is held in place by flanges at each side on bottom of tire-tightener; is also provided with a sliding joint on sides to cover the opening made by expansion" (lines 14-26).
Date: February 2, 1886
Creator: Pluck, James H.
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Electric Car Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved electric car brake. This design "consists in a combination . . . of a friction-wheel mounted on a laterally-adjustable vertical shaft, provided at its upper end with a beveled cog-wheel, engaging with a beveled cog-wheel on a horizontal shaft, journaled in the under side of the car-floor, on which horizontal shaft is loosely mounted a worm, which engages with a worm-wheel mounted on [a] shaft . . . when this worm is locked on the shaft . . . the brake-chain will be wound on the shaft of the worm-wheel, and the brakes will be applied" (lines 10-23).
Date: September 26, 1882
Creator: Conover, Philip Vorus
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Saw Tooth.

Description: Patent for a new and improved saw tooth. This design "relates to saws having attachable and detachable teeth held to their places by locking plates or keys inserted, like the teeth, within recesses in the saw-plate; and it consists in a novel construction of the parts, also in combining with the same a spring-bolt, whereby each tooth and its locking key are securely held in position, with facility for detachment when required, and whereby, also, any drawing action, in cutting of the wood on the tooth, tightens the attachment of the tooth" (lines 8-18).
Date: July 29, 1884
Creator: Conover, Philip V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Car-Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved electric car-brake. This design "consists in a car-brake formed of a pinion attached to the car axle, the pinion taking in a ratchet-wheel provided with a projecting pin, that enters into the slots of a wheel provided with a sleeve, upon which the brake chain is wound, which sleeve can be moved on the axle by means of a lever that is actuated by a rod passing into a helix connected with a battery to the locomotive" (lines 11-19).
Date: February 24, 1880
Creator: Conover, Philip Vorus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeder for Sheets of Paper, &c.

Description: Patent for improvements to sheet feeders "to take the sheet which is to be red from the bottom of the pile of sheets on a reciprocating platform which moves forward, when the sheet is seized by the suction-roller, with approximately the same speed as that of the periphery of the said roller" (lines 11-17).
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department